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"full-scale" in American English

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full-scaleadjective

us   /ˈfʊlˈskeɪl/
using all the power and authority that is available: The police have begun a full-scale investigation.
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"full-scale" in Business English

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full-scaleadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌfʊlˈskeɪl/ us  
complete, or using all available methods, equipment, money, etc.: Insurers were relieved by the FSA's refusal to launch a full-scale review of past endowment sales. We have created full-scale marketing campaigns for a number of new product introductions.
(Definition of full-scale from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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